NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH AND FAMILY CENTER
WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAM
WIC is a public health program designed to improve health outcomes and influence lifetime nutrition and health behaviors for women, infants, and children. Fathers, foster parents, and other guardians can also apply on behalf of a qualifying child. Nutrition education is the cornerstone of the WIC program; other services include breastfeeding support, monthly benefits for supplemental nutritious foods, and referrals to community resources.
5135 NE Columbia Boulevard
Portland, OR 97218
Eligibility: Applicants must meet four criteria to be eligible for WIC:
-Live in Oregon (US citizenship is NOT required to participate in WIC)
-Be pregnant, postpartum, or breastfeeding, or have an infant or child under age 5. Fathers, foster parents, and other guardians can also apply on behalf of a qualifying child.
-Have a household income less than 185% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). Families receiving OHP, SNAP, or TANF are automatically income-eligible for WIC.
-Have a nutritional risk (assessed at time of appointment)
Hours: 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month 1:30pm-4:30pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (503) 288-8177 Main phone
  • (503) 972-2464 Rent Assistance Hotline
  • (503) 972-2463 Energy Assistance Hotline and Information
  • (503) 972-2464 Rental Assistance Hotline and Information
  • (503) 988-3503 WIC Main Line
COVID-19 INFORMATION: Due to COVID, campus is currently physically closed to the public. Services are still available via phone and/or the website.
FEES: None
INTAKE PROCEDURE: Call for information and to schedule an appointment.
DOCUMENTS: Proof of ID for parent/guardian and child, proof of address, and proof of income
AREA SERVED: Multnomah County
TRAVEL/LOCATION INFORMATION: Near TriMet Bus 75
Services:
  • WIC
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NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH AND FAMILY CENTER